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Model Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2483 / 52°14'53"N

Longitude: 1.1093 / 1°6'33"E

OS Eastings: 612347

OS Northings: 265680

OS Grid: TM123656

Mapcode National: GBR TKH.57R

Mapcode Global: VHL9T.5RS9

Entry Name: Model Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281688

Location: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetheringsett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/103 Model Cottage

-- II
House. Early C16. Renovated 1980's. Timber framed and rendered, thatched
roof. 2-cell, end chimney form. 1½ storeys. Casement windows of 1980's.
Boarded door into cross-entry. 2 gabled dormers with wide bargeboards and
spike finials. Stack at left gable end entirely rebuilt 1980's. Old oak
corbels below wallplate ends on right. Interior. Widely-spaced studding,
some on lower floor removed; reverse-curved braces at service end. Evidence
for diamond-mullioned windows, one on upper floor intact. Heavy plain ceiling
joists; mutilated bridging beam in hall. Original trimming for stair at
service end; this stair, with solid treads, was removed in 1980's. Narrow end
bay has smoke-blackened timbers on upper floor, suggesting an original smoke
bay or smoke hood above the hearth. Central closed truss over hall chamber,
the tie beam cambered. Coupled-rafter roof.

Listing NGR: TM1234765680

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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